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The Cost of Raising Dairy Cows in the Desert

The tens of thousands of cows at the Al-Safi dairy in Saudi Arabia require enormous amounts of resources not available in the area. The aquifer drilled to provide water for these 38,000 cows, who consume 30 gallons of water each, has run dry, Now, the Saudi government has ordered the grain industry that was also dependent on this water to be phased out completely by 2016.

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